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Ross Brawn says 2021 engine will result in far fewer grid penalties

Formula 1's director of motorsport Ross Brawn believes the sport's proposed 2021 engine will help to massively cut down on grid penalties which have spiralled out of control in recent seasons. This year so far, with one race remaining, a total of 730 grid penalties (excluding gearbox penalties) have been handed out, and whilst just over half have been for one team – McLaren and its partner Honda – the more experienced Renault has still been hit with drops totalling 310 places. Brawn therefore believes by introducing a much cheaper engine with less technologically advanced addons such as the MGU-K, MGU-H and Turbocharger, there will be no need for limitations...
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